Motorola is going to be leaving South Korea next year as part of the reorganization that has been happening within the company since Google purchased them. Only about 10% of Motorola's employees from the local research and development department will remain with the company. Those that do will be offered relocation packages.
Motorola announced that it plans to update a lot of its more recent devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, many customers have been waiting for patiently for their upgrade to arrive. Some handsets, such as the DROID RAZR M, the DROID RAZR HD, and the DROID RAZR MAXX HD have already received or are in the process of receiving their updates, but there are plenty more handsets left to upgrade. Motorola has updated its list of devices getting Jelly Bean upgrades, covering most major regions of the world like the US, Canada, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America.
Jelly Bean started rolling out to the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD. Sadly it appears to be a rather small group who got it and many users are still patiently awaiting its arrival. Today we can confirm Verizon and Motorola are pushing the update to users on a mass scale, and we've received multiple reports of users receiving the OTA this morning.
Motorola announced themselves as the "New Motorola" when unveiling their brand new DROID RAZR lineup for Verizon Wireless. With Google at the helm they're aiming at better smartphones, faster updates, and overall a better DROID. This week they officially started rolling out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean to their DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD -- and today they've started the holiday season off right by sending Android Community a nice little treat in celebration.
Android devices are certainly handy, but there are times when they can be downright annoying. Some of them are so bright that they can sometimes cause problems when you're trying to go to sleep, and if you're the type who is always getting new notifications, having that blinking light going off all the time can wear on the nerves quickly. Luckily, Motorola has come up with a solution, releasing a new widget on the Google Play Store that lets you manually turn the notification light on and off.
Motorola and Microsoft wrapped up last month, but today Motorola was dealt a pretty serious blow by federal Judge James Robart. Robart denied Motorola's request for an injunction on Microsoft products today, which of course means that Microsoft can continue selling the allegedly infringing products here in the US. That isn't the best sign for Google, which shelled out billions of dollars to buy Motorola, partly so it could have access to the company's massive patent portfolio.
Verizon and Motorola have begun pushing out the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean build for the popular DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD brother. Late last week they started the "soak test" and let users know the update would arrive soon, and now it's finally here for all those DROID fans to enjoy. More details after the break below.
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Verizon has announced that the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has been approved for both the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD. Support documents for the update have appeared on the Internet, which usually means that the update is just a couple short weeks away. Not this time, however, as Verizon has confirmed that RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD users should be getting the update sometime next week.